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Nov 27, 2017
The consequences of the UK’s impending withdrawal from the EU is a hot topic which continues to reverberate through all major industries, both in the UK and on the continent. Although uncertainty remains rife across the board, prudent institutions have recognised the importance of early engagement and the benefits to be gained from proactive discourse. The potential for market disruption is particularly acute in the financial services sector. To combat this, ISDA has penned a set of responses to certain frequently asked questions (FAQs) which continue to evolve in conjunction with developments on the political and legal horizon. Another recent paper published by ISDA addresses the thorny issue of CCP location, which has potentially serious practical and systemic implications. ISDA has also submitted a response letter to the proposed regulation about supervision of CCPs and a location policy. In this breakfast briefing we will gather a number of experts to discuss these topics and the various corollary questions and considerations to be posed to regulators, political bodies and market participants.
8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcoming Remarks Peter Werner
8:45 AM Legal and Documentation Issues – Impact of Brexit on Legal Agreements Mark Brown, Peter Werner
- Brexit FAQ
- Repeal Act
Peter Werner, Senior Counsel, ISDA
9:20 AM A Regulatory perspective – How will Brexit impact the Regulatory Agenda? Will Amos, Chris Bates, Fiona Taylor
This session will discuss the likely options available to UK financial services firms wishing to access EU financial markets. We will also discuss the challenges that need to be overcome in order to avoid market fragmentation and reduced market liquidity.Will Amos, Partner, PwC
Chris Bates, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
Fiona Taylor, Director, European Public Policy, ISDA
9:55 AM Implications of Clearing Location Policy Ulrich Karl
- The Aim of EMIRII- Why does the EU want to change CCP supervision?
- The Risk and cost of a Location Policy
- Supervisory cooperation
- The current status of discussions in Brussels - What is next?
10:30 AM Discussion Concludes
Allen & Overy LLP, One Bishops Square, London, E1 6AD. Phone +44 (0) 203 808 9700. A map to the venue can be found here. You will be required to provide photo identification in order to enter the venue. Please ensure you present this at the ground floor reception or you may be refused entry.
Clifford Chance LLP
Director, European Public Policy
Head of Clearing Services
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